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Cost of Living Comparison Between Singapore and Johor Bahru 

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Consumer Prices in Johor Bahru are 52.00% lower than in Singapore
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Johor Bahru are 66.61% lower than in Singapore
Rent Prices in Johor Bahru are 87.43% lower than in Singapore
Restaurant Prices in Johor Bahru are 58.77% lower than in Singapore
Groceries Prices in Johor Bahru are 41.96% lower than in Singapore
Local Purchasing Power in Johor Bahru is 29.75% lower than in Singapore
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 S$
(36.48 RM)
3.95 S$
(12.00 RM)
     -67.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 S$
(182.42 RM)
19.73 S$
(60.00 RM)
     -67.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 S$
(24.32 RM)
4.28 S$
(13.00 RM)
     -46.55 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 S$
(30.40 RM)
4.93 S$
(15.00 RM)
     -50.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 S$
(33.44 RM)
4.93 S$
(15.00 RM)
     -55.15 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.39 S$
(16.39 RM)
3.72 S$
(11.30 RM)
     -31.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 S$
(5.62 RM)
0.76 S$
(2.30 RM)
     -59.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 S$
(4.15 RM)
0.43 S$
(1.32 RM)
     -68.19 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.62 S$
(35.33 RM)
7.78 S$
(23.66 RM)
     -33.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.20 S$
(6.70 RM)
0.95 S$
(2.87 RM)
     -57.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.51 S$
(4.60 RM)
0.67 S$
(2.04 RM)
     -55.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.97 S$
(9.02 RM)
1.75 S$
(5.32 RM)
     -41.05 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.45 S$
(28.74 RM)
6.71 S$
(20.41 RM)
     -28.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.00 S$
(12.17 RM)
1.79 S$
(5.44 RM)
     -55.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.51 S$
(22.84 RM)
3.53 S$
(10.74 RM)
     -52.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.94 S$
(5.90 RM)
1.72 S$
(5.22 RM)
     -11.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.53 S$
(4.66 RM)
0.87 S$
(2.64 RM)
     -43.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 S$
(5.48 RM)
1.64 S$
(4.99 RM)
     -8.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.26 S$
(3.83 RM)
0.75 S$
(2.27 RM)
     -40.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 S$
(4.31 RM)
0.55 S$
(1.66 RM)
     -61.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.34 S$
(4.06 RM)
0.55 S$
(1.66 RM)
     -59.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.13 S$
(6.48 RM)
1.30 S$
(3.94 RM)
     -39.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 S$
(5.29 RM)
0.71 S$
(2.17 RM)
     -59.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 31.00 S$
(94.25 RM)
19.73 S$
(60.00 RM)
     -36.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.15 S$
(15.66 RM)
3.03 S$
(9.21 RM)
     -41.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 S$
(17.49 RM)
3.40 S$
(10.33 RM)
     -40.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.10 S$
(42.87 RM)
5.76 S$
(17.50 RM)
     -59.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 S$
(5.17 RM)
0.80 S$
(2.43 RM)
     -52.98 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 109.35 S$
(332.45 RM)
13.16 S$
(40.00 RM)
     -87.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.60 S$
(10.95 RM)
0.99 S$
(3.00 RM)
     -72.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.89 S$
(2.69 RM)
0.79 S$
(2.41 RM)
     -10.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 S$
(54.73 RM)
8.22 S$
(25.00 RM)
     -54.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.59 S$
(26.10 RM)
2.74 S$
(8.33 RM)
     -68.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 114,950.00 S$
(349,483.69 RM)
49,337.07 S$
(150,000.00 RM)
     -57.08 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 102,055.00 S$
(310,278.88 RM)
38,088.22 S$
(115,800.00 RM)
     -62.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.39 S$
(460.27 RM)
56.49 S$
(171.75 RM)
     -62.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 S$
(0.64 RM)
0.09 S$
(0.28 RM)
     -55.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 44.90 S$
(136.52 RM)
52.52 S$
(159.67 RM)
     +16.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 138.67 S$
(421.60 RM)
38.37 S$
(116.67 RM)
     -72.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.26 S$
(37.29 RM)
4.39 S$
(13.33 RM)
     -64.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 S$
(36.48 RM)
5.10 S$
(15.50 RM)
     -57.52 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,140.65 S$
(3,467.92 RM)
197.35 S$
(600.00 RM)
     -82.70 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,452.54 S$
(83,464.25 RM)
9,385.01 S$
(28,533.33 RM)
     -65.81 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 94.18 S$
(286.34 RM)
79.39 S$
(241.38 RM)
     -15.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 52.22 S$
(158.77 RM)
36.35 S$
(110.52 RM)
     -30.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 121.29 S$
(368.77 RM)
93.03 S$
(282.85 RM)
     -23.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.46 S$
(433.13 RM)
87.90 S$
(267.25 RM)
     -38.30 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,740.12 S$
(8,330.80 RM)
326.17 S$
(991.67 RM)
     -88.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,679.67 S$
(5,106.72 RM)
230.24 S$
(700.00 RM)
     -86.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,262.65 S$
(16,000.09 RM)
624.94 S$
(1,900.00 RM)
     -88.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,939.39 S$
(8,936.67 RM)
405.66 S$
(1,233.33 RM)
     -86.20 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,341.91 S$
(7,120.15 RM)
201.87 S$
(613.75 RM)
     -91.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.07 S$
(3,827.96 RM)
129.33 S$
(393.22 RM)
     -89.73 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,307.22 S$
(13,095.30 RM)
1,010.24 S$
(3,071.43 RM)
     -76.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.50 4.71      +88.80 %
Last update: September 2019September 2019
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Currency: SGD